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people with a very big variety of interests (jacks of all trades, polymaths etc) often to the point that they don't know what to choose as they don't want to give up their other interests
Jim has tried this and that but still hasn't decided on a clear path, he is, I guess, what you call a scanner. Sadly, he's in his early thirties.
by U8IK March 25, 2011
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Destroy Your Liver. Assimilating large quantities of alcohool that would result in high spirits and painfull liver. Your liver must be punished!
Went out on a DYL night out with my buddies.
by U8IK February 25, 2008
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Embrace, Extend, and Extinguish.
variant: "embrace, extend, and exterminate"
"Embrace, extend, and extinguish" (EEE), ... is a phrase that the U.S. DoJ found was used internally by Microsoft to describe its strategy for entering product categories involving widely used standard , extending those standards with proprietary capabilities, and then using those differences in order to strongly disadvantage its competitors.
by U8IK March 16, 2020
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a geeky backpacker - youngsters which always carry around a backpack stuffed with 'indispensable' gadgetry: laptop, pda, gps etc

also referring to a backpacker with better budget - independent travelers with money to spend.
Your flashpacker friend couldn't possibly enjoy a coffee away from Google. Ok, let's go to Starbucks, they have WiFi there
by U8IK October 24, 2007
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Intentionally posing in other people's photos, for a later surprise.
Usually people making funny faces in the background, without the knowledge of the main subjects of the photo.
Jim is always photobombing, he messed ups some of the best photos from the wedding.
by U8IK May 6, 2008
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relocating to somewhere hot & humid, generally SE Asia (Thailand / Vietnam / Indonesia etc)

it originated with the military to describe GI's that retired / never left the South Pacific- disappearing and living out their life in a foreign environment.
These travellers and folks have Gone Bamboo.
by U8IK March 16, 2020
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one who has his eyes open. Possibly the etymological root of 'hip'
Many etymologists believe that the terms hip, hep and hepcat (e.g., jazz musicians' now cliched "hip cat") derive from the west African Wolof language word hepicat, which means "one who has his eyes open"
by U8IK August 1, 2011
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